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SH!TPOST is a podcast that explores the deepest reaches of digital cesspools and regurgitates it to a general audience.

SH!TPOST is a podcast that explores the deepest reaches of digital cesspools and regurgitates it to a general audience.
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SH!TPOST is a podcast that explores the deepest reaches of digital cesspools and regurgitates it to a general audience.






Episode 19: A New Fleet Of QAnon Activists (7/9/18) [Short Episode]

In this abbreviated episode, host Jared Holt runs down the news you missed while the podcast was on pause. This episode includes a deep look at a new fleet of QAnon activists emerging from the cult of MAGA. An extended episode is on deck for next week to celebrate 20 editions of SH!TPOST! The call-in voicemail inbox is (202) 630-0580 Patreon:


Episode 18: Alex Jones Breaks Up With Joe Rogan (6/25/18) ft/ Jon Levine & Will Sommer

Host Jared Holt is joined by co-host Jack to talk about Instagram's pivot to... television? The Wrap's Jon Levine joins to break down the ways that national news outlets botched its chance to have a meaningful discussion about immigration last week. Later, The Daily Beast's Will Sommer breaks down the Joe Rogan/Alex Jones breakup. Finally, we take a call from Robert! Jon: Will: The call-in voicemail inbox is (202) 630-0580 Patreon:...


Episode 17: Sharknados N' Stuff (6/18/18) ft/ Max Tani & Natalie Martinez

Host Jared Holt talks about the unjust treatment of Walugi, a patent Uber filed to find out if you're calling a car while drunk, and disturbing audio of children crying after ICE agents separated them from their parents (unearthed by Propublica). The Daily Beast's Max Tani joins to talk about Dennis Rodman's North Korea trip and Natalie Martinez guides us through all things Sharknado. Show Max some love: Also Natalie: Patreon:...


Episode 16: All The President's Typos(6/11/18) ft/ Alex Thomas & Kelly Weill

In this episode, host Jared Holt mourns the death of net neutrality and offers a non-shitposty message about mental health in the wake of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's suicides. Alex Thomas joins to talk about Trump tagging the wrong people in tweets and The Daily Beast's Kelly Weill explains how an online alt-right activist achieved elected office IRL. Show Alex some love: Don’t forget Kelly: Patreon:


Episode 15: Internet Outrage Mobs (6/4/18) ft/ Charlie Warzel, Rob Rousseau & Michael Bueckert

In this episode, host Jared Holt gives a rundown on the latest online culture news. Buzzfeed’s Charlie Warzel joins to talk about Roseanne Barr’s crazy tweet and Elon Musk, the online boy. Then, writer Rob Rousseau shares his story being at the center of a right-wing outrage mob and offers tips for listeners who find themselves in similar situations. After that Michael Bueckert helps us understand why Western far-right activists have become obsessed with farm murders in South Africa. Show...


Episode 14: RIP Young King Dave (5/21/18) ft/ Chris Caesar

In this episode, host Jared Holt fills you in on news about net neutrality laws, whether Tinder helps get you laid, and the death of the Laurel/Yanny meme. We profile Chris Caesar in a SH!TPOST Profile In Courage and then sift through the cesspool before wraping things up with some rapid-fire news. Show Chris some love: Patreon:


Episode 13: Troll Nation & Sticking A Fork In QAnon (5/14/18) ft/ Amanda Marcotte

In this episode, host Jared Holt fills you in on some news that the machines are one step closer to killing us all. Amanda Marcotte, a senior political writer at Salon and author of the new book "Troll Nation" joins to talk about the decline of conservative discourse. This week's episode also features an excerpt of my conversation with Matt Binder of DOOMED! last week. Show Amanda some love: Patreon:


SH!TPOST Host Jared Holt On DOOMED! With Matt Binder (5/10/18)

SH!TPOST host Jared Holt joins DOOMED! host Matt Binder. link to our chat: link to DOOMED!: DOOMED! patreon: My patreon:


Episode 12: Political Gamers And Alt-Right Things (5/7/18) ft/ Hasan Piker & Michael E. Hayden

In this episode, host Jared Holt talks about "Lil' Tay" and Facebook's new dating feature. Hasan Piker of The Young Turks joins to talk about Kanye West-gate and the intersection of gaming and politics. Then we learn about Trump's secret behind-the-scenes agenda before Michael Hayden from Newsweek joins to give us an update on alt-right internet drama. Show love to Hasan: And Michael: Support this podcast:


Episode 11: Diamond & Silk Go To Washington (4/30/18) ft/ Asawin Suebsaeng

In this episode, host Jared Holt hopefully gives his last take on Kanye West and The Daily Beast's White House correspondent Asawin Suebsaeng joins to talk about Diamond & Silk's Congressional testimony. Also, Jared takes a look at what the extremists are up to on YouTube nowadays and offers some closing thoughts about the notion that conservatism online is a "counter culture." Show Swin some love: Support the podcast:


Episode 10: The State of the Internet (4/23/18) ft/ Dave Weigel, Elizabeth King & Noah Kulman

In this episode, host Jared Holt explores the state of online culture with Washington Post reporter Dave Weigel, freelance journalist Elizabeth King and tech reporter Noah Kulman. Show Dave some love: And Elizabeth, too: Don't forget Noah:


Episode 10: The State of the Internet (4/23/18) ft/ Dave Weigel, Elizabeth King & Noah Kulman

In this special edition episode, host Jared Holt talks about his run-in with Alex Jones. Dave Weigel joins to talk about the politics of online culture. Later, Elizabeth King joins to talks about extremism online and Noah Kulman talks about internet creators' remorse. Show Dave some love: Same with Elizabeth: Ditto for Noah:


Episode Nine: The YouTube Shooter And Kiddos On The Web (4/9/18) ft/ Paris Martineau & Taylor Lorenz

In this episode, host Jared Holt issues a definitive "fuck you" to Mark Zuckerberg for his irresponsibility handling Facebook. Paris Martineau joins to discuss the years-long trajectory of a women who shot YouTube employees and the development of the #QAnon conspiracy theory. Later, Taylor Lorenz talks about the condom snorting challenge and how teenagers are using the internet. Show Paris some love: And Taylor, too:


Episode Eight: The Internet Is More Dangerous For Sex Workers(4/2/18) ft/ Jordan Uhl

In this episode, host Jared Holt explores news of the week, including Sinclair Broadcast Group's weaponization of local news stations and an online vigil supporting Wikileaks founder Julian Assange after he lost his internet privileges. Later, Jordan Uhl from Rust Belt to Beltway joins the show to talk about how new legislation disarms sex workers of one of the few online tools they had to stay safe. Show some love to Jordan Uhl: Check out Pam Vogel's work uncovering...


Episode Seven: Is Facebook OK? Can The Left Can Meme? (3/26/18) ft/ Justin Hendrix & Sam Knight

In this episode, host Jared Holt and NYC Media Lab's Justin Hendrix digest news about Cambridge Analytica's use of 50+ million users' profile data and the need to regulate social media. Jared also looks at conspiracy theories surrounding last weekend's March for Our Lives rallies. Then, The District Sentinel's Sam Knight joins (with Brendan Karet riding shotgun) to help breakdown right-wingers' claims that the Left "can't meme." Show some love to Justin Hendrix:...


Episode Six: Doggos Rise, Nazis Fall (3/19/18) ft/ Jack Smith IV

In this episode, host Jared Holt explores a mysterious voicemail, the misogyny brewing online around the star of the latest "Tomb Raider" reboot, and Elon Musk's hire of The Onion staffers. senior writer Jack Smith IV joins the show to talk about neo-Nazi's god awful week. We end the show with some musings about the rise and fall of "doggo" memes and what it says about the state of online culture. Show Jack Smith IV some love: Mic, too:


Episode Four: Horseshoes And Ban Brigades(3/5/18) ft/ Will Sommer

In this episode, host Jared Holt talks about reloaded Seth Rich conspiracy theories, how Trump betrayed gamers, and the overnight crash-and-burn of a social media site called "Vero." Will Sommer joins in-studio to talk about the YouTube battle between right-wing content creators and social media community moderators. Follow Will:


Episode Three: The Pro-Trump Internet On Parade(2/26/18) ft/ Charlie Warzel & Caleb Ecarma

In this episode, host Jared Holt talks about Tim “Baked Alaska” Gionet’s suspension from YouTube live streaming, Buzzfeed senior tech reporter Charlie Warzel joins the show to discuss pro-Trump media’s feud with the survivors of the Parkland high school shooting and what the exchange says about internet culture at large, and the broadcast gets some unexpected interference. To wrap things up, Mediaite reporter Caleb Ecarma sits in to talk about the IRL shitpost that has become CPAC in the...


Episode Two: The Alt-Right Is At It Again (2/19/18) ft/ Cristina Lopez

In this episode, host Jared Holt explains how alt-right trolls punk’d the media after a shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people. He also takes a look at the “Spermgate” conspiracy theory, delivers an intimate reading of a QAnon encounter in a Fortune 500 workplace and speaks with Media Matters senior researcher Cristina Lopez about conservative social media users’ retaliation against perceived censorship. Show Notes:...


Episode One: The Case For QAnon (2/12/18)